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Gas Chromatography and Breathe Safely While Using Nitrogen

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : January 18, 2018

Gas chromatography is a process used to separate chemical compounds for analysis. The analytical chemistry process is used with gases that won’t decompose when vaporized. Gas chromatography are used in a wide range of industries — everything from forensic science to medical marijuana. While the procedure is highly useful, there are risks when working with nitrogen gas. […]

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Nitro Beer Tastes Better

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : November 13, 2017

If you’ve ever remarked on the smooth creaminess of a pint of Guinness, you’ve picked up on the key difference in its carbonation: Nitrogen rather than carbon dioxide. Such “nitro” beers have become a trend in recent years, with major U.S. breweries and small startups alike offering nitro products. Nitrogen keeps bitterness in check and […]

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The Benefits of Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide for Food Processing

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : October 20, 2017

A blend of gases — carbon dioxide, oxygen, and nitrogen — help preserve packaged food by reducing the amount of oxygen inside the sealed package. Gas flushing or Modified Atmosphere Packaging, as the process is called, also reduces the amount of processing that food must undergo. This preserves the quality and nutrient content of meats, […]

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The Overview on Inert Glove Boxes and How They Work

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : October 09, 2017

For businesses that work with inert gases or hazardous materials, glove boxes are essential. They allow employees to safely work with sensitive or hazardous materials without compromising either the material or their safety. While glove boxes are an effective solution to handling inert and hazardous materials, they are not failsafe. To ensure there are no […]

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What is a -150C Nitrogen Freezer and Who uses them?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : September 12, 2017

  A -150 C freezer, also known as a nitrogen freezer, is used in cryo preservation. While you might think of Ted Williams being frozen on ice for a future in which he can be brought back to life, the cryo preservation method can be used to keep any type of cell alive in a […]

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Nitrogen Tank or Cryogenic Dewar? Not Sure Where they are Installed? Here’s the List!

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : August 17, 2017

Liquid nitrogen is used in a broad range of industries, from steelmaking and pharmaceutical to health care and ceramics. The inert gas is also used in laboratories, breweries, fine cooking, and more. Wherever liquid nitrogen is used, it must be stored securely so as not to mingle with air. Learn why nitrogen must be so carefully contained […]

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Oxygen Monitors now Required for Nitrogen, Argon, Helium, and CO2 use in Denver

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : July 24, 2017

The Colorado city of Denver recently passed a new law that requires facilities that use insert gas to install oxygen deficiency monitors wherever these gases are used in excess of 100 pounds. Learn what the new law requires from businesses and how an oxygen sensor protects your employees, your business, and your peace of mind. […]

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Argon Gas Fill for Windows: How it’s Made and Benefits of Argon Insulation?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : June 20, 2017

The window industry is always searching for energy efficient improvements to windows. In recent years, inert gas fills between panes of glass have increased the performance of windows by reducing air leaks. Learn more about benefits of using argon gas in windows and unexpected risks of the production process. Argon Gas Fill for Windows Argon […]

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Storing Liquid Nitrogen in Laboratories: Which Safety Precautions and Sensors Will Protect your Employees?

  • By : PureAire Monitoring Systems
  • Posted on : June 14, 2017

Liquid nitrogen is frequently used in scientific research, chemistry classes, and even culinary arts nowadays. The substance is safe when properly stored, and as long as everyone follows safety protocols while handling the liquid nitrogen. As part of an environmental health and safety review (EHS review), learn safety considerations regarding storing liquid nitrogen in the […]

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